Activities & Lessons
Welcome! We’ve provided a variety of learning activities for you to begin exploring environmental conservation.
Engineering Solutions for Environmental Conservation
Design a Preserve for Your Community
In this activity, you will use the engineering design process to design a community nature preserve in your area. You will need a computer with internet access.
- Download the student worksheet for Design a Preserve for Your Community
- Download the answer sheet for Design a Preserve for Your Community
Designing Climate Change Solutions
In this activity, you will find and use a computer simulation to test solutions you propose to reduce the negative impacts of climate change on ecosystems. You will need a computer with internet access.
Career in Conservation
A primary role of an energy engineer is to find ways to save energy and make residential and commercial spaces more energy efficient. In this activity, you will play the role of an energy engineer consulting on a project. For the Biology in Your Community project, research the state that you live in.
Talk about what you learned about conservation this week with your friends and family!
Keeping Up with COVID-19
To keep current with the science behind the COVID-19 virus, check out "Stopping the Spread of Infectious Disease: A Lab Activity Approach." You’ll find age-appropriate activities for your child to learn about stopping the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
Nikki La Londe
Director of Services Content Development, HMH